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An American actress cum singer Tatyana Ali rose to prominence with her role as Ashley Banks on the TV series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’. Before debuting in acting, she has been associated with singing since the age of 4.
Her singing passion was recognized by Will Smith and had suggested she seriously consider pursuing a musical career which resulted in the release of two albums and three singles to her credit. Despite her singing ability, she concentrated on her acting career and moved towards acting at the age of 6.
While working in 32 films and 23 television series to her credit, she has already created a niche for herself in the entertainment industry. For delivering outstanding performance, she has accomplished various awards and accolades.
Height / Weight / Age
Tatyana Ali weighs 60 kg and 132 lbs in pounds. She is a multitalented celebrity who has a height of 173 cm or in feet inches 5’8” tall. She has short black color hair and sharp wide black color eyes.
She has a lean body with the figure measurements as follows 35 inches breast, 28 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. She has turned 44 years old. Her dress size is 3 and her bra size is 34B whereas her shoe size is 7 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Tatyana Ali is $6 million US dollars approximately.
Education / Family
Born on January 24, 1979, the real name of Tatyana Ali is Tatyana Marisol Ali. She is the eldest daughter of the Sheriff who was a retired police officer, and her mother Sonia Ali worked as a nurse. She was raised with her two younger sisters Anastacia and Kimberly in New York, USA.
Since childhood, she was interested in singing and acting and soon got a taste of fame. She had to beg her mother to take her to an audition for the TV series ‘Sesame Street.’ She has pursued her bachelor’s degree from Howard University and also attended the University of Chicago for her Ph.D. in English.
|Real name||Tatyana Marisol Ali|
|Birth Place||New Bellmore, New York, USA|
|Date Of Birth||January 24, 1979|
|Height||In centimeters – 173 cm
In feet inches – 5’8”
|Weight||In kilograms – 60 kg
In pounds – 132 lbs
|College||University of Chicago
|Home Town||New York, USA|
|Debut||Film – Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)|
|Fathers Name||Sheriff Ali
|Mothers Name||Sonia Ali
Career / Fashion And Style
Tatyana Ali had started her acting career as a child actor in ‘Sesame Street’. As a budding singer, she has worked on musical numbers with Herbie Hancock. While growing up, she had appeared twice on ‘Star Search’, an American television show produced by T.P.E./Rysher Entertainment.
She got her breakthrough role in 1990, as Ashley Banks in ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ which ran for six seasons from 1990 to 1996, and aired 148 episodes. In 1998, she made a professional debut as a singer and released her first studio album ‘Kiss the Sky’. She also appeared in Will Smith’s album ‘Willennium’ for the track ‘Who Am I’ with MC Lyte.
In the year 2000, she worked with directors like Takeshi Kitano in the recognized film ‘Brother’, which is an American-British-Japanese film. She also produced the BET web show ‘Buppies’. She was featured on the CBS soap opera ‘The Young and the Restless’ as Roxanne. She was invited as a guest on “The Eric Andre Show”.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Tatyana Ali is married to her long-time boyfriend Vaughn Rasberry who is an assistant professor of English at Stanford University. They got married on July 17, 2016, in Beverly Hills, California just a few months before her first child. On September 16, 2016, she gave birth to her son Edward Aszard Rasberry.
|Children||Son – Edward Aszard Rasberry, and Alejandro Vaughn Rasberry
Here we provide you the list of Tatyana Ali’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Robert Downey Jr.|
|Favorite Actress||Scarlett Johansson|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Europe|
|Favorite Food||Fried Chicken
|Favorite Things To Do||Shopping and Travelling|
Some Interesting Facts About Tatyana Ali
- Tatyana Ali’s mother is from Panama whereas her father is an East Indian Muslim from Trinidad.
- In the series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, she sang a heavily modified version of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’, and the original song ‘Make Up Your Mind’.
- She supported Barack Obama‘s presidential campaign project “will.i.am” by singing the song “Yes We Can”.
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